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Top 5 Destinations to Visit in 2019
A New Year brings new opportunities to explore, so why not plan a memorable experience by checking out our list of the top 5 places to visit in 2019? From strolling along the immaculate white beaches in Corsica, to transporting yourself into a winter wonderland in Greenland – there’s a place that is guaranteed to spark your traveller curiosity.
Ranked as the number one top destination to visit this year by Lonely Planet, Sri Lanka is known for its multiculturalism and includes timeless temples, wonderful wildlife and friendly locals. Previously off limit areas within the countries’ north and east regions are sure to attract the most avid of explorers in 2019 in search for incredible new discoveries.
It’s the East Asian enigma that everyone is talking about. A country that is one with nature as it is with technology, the experience of staying Japan is a must this year – particularly if you’re into rugby as it welcomes the Rugby World Cup for 2019. Be sure to book your tickets to attend the sport’s biggest tournament from 20 September to 2 November, hosted in multiple venues scattered throughout the nation – including the bustling capital, Tokyo.
Greenland, North America
Greenland is the world’s largest island and this year marks 10 years of self-rule for this beautiful country. Join them in celebrating this milestone by skiing, kayaking and embarking on dogsledding adventures through dramatic, snowy landscapes. For a true bucket-list experience, attend the world’s largest display of the Northern Lights in the remote Northeast Greenland National Park, an area twice as big as California!
Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, this stunning coastal destination provides travellers with medieval towns steeped in history and dense forest to explore and discover, between unwinding on pristine beaches with crystal clear waters. 2019 also marks the 250th anniversary of its most famous son, Napoleon Bonaparte, so join the celebrations on an island set to be one of 2019’s most popular short-break destinations.
Last, but certainly not least, is ‘Vevey’, a rural Swiss town on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. In 2019, Vevey is hosting one of their largest celebrations – ‘Fête des Vignerons’. Held only five times in a century, this unique colossal festival marks the Lavaux’s regions rich wine growing culture, spanning a three-week extravaganza from July 20 to August 11, featuring a pageantry of an Olympics opening ceremony.
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